University of London International Programmes

University of London International Programmes

Educational and Social Research

The course has been recognised by the ESRC as a comprehensive programme of research training which will provide the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to interpret, evaluate and carry out research in any education-related setting; enable you to effectively work with, and perform research in a variety of sectors, including industry, the public sector, and the academic community; explore a wide range of disciplinary approaches to educational research and the relevance of disciplines such as Sociology, Psychology, History and Philosophy for undertaking research in educational settings; allow you to gain expertise in research procedures such as interviewing, literature reviewing, data analysis, and writing; act as valuable preparation if you wish to undertake doctoral studies.

Entry requirements

A 2nd class Honours degree or the equivalent; (IELTS) International English Language Testing System when an overall score of at least 7 is achieved with a minimum of 7.0 in the Reading and Writing sub-test; (TOEFL) iBT Test of English as a Foreign Language overall score of 100 or above with at least 25 in both Reading and Writing Skills sub-tests provided that the test was taken before 29 May 2014.

Course modules

Modules include: Approaches to educational research; research methods; writing and presenting educational research; research and the theoretical field; qualitative data analysis; quantitative data analysis; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through examination by a combination of a two-hour unseen written paper and coursework.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Part-time £ 9,115 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 9,115 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 3,715 per Whole course (home fees) 5 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 3,715 per Whole course (overseas fees) 5 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 6,415 per Whole course (home fees) 5 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 6,415 per Whole course (overseas fees) 5 years

Campus details

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University of London International Programmes

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